The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TopLink
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.23% -
TopLink
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
628 643 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.26% 19.66% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 323 399
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing TopLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region.

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TopLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for TopLink.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) AspectJ
1 2 (100.00%) jBPM
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) Drools
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) EclipseLink

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Drools
1 2 (100.00%) EclipseLink
1 2 (100.00%) EJB
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) jBPM
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) RUP
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) AspectJ
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle